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Airbus signs amended A400M deal with buyer countries

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FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A400M aircraft flies during a display on the first day of the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris, France, June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus said on Friday it had signed an agreement with European buyer countries for a revised contract for its delayed Read More

Airbus agrees new contract for delayed A400M military transporter

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus has reached an agreement with European state buyers to revise a contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe’s largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability. FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A400M aircraft flies during a display on the first day of the 52nd Paris Read More

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this week. FILE PHOTO: The Google logo Read More

Development banks’ climate funding at all-time high in 2018

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Climate projects won record financing from the world’s big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report published on Thursday said. FILE PHOTO: Smoke billows from a chimney at a combined-cycle gas turbine power plant in Drogenbos, near Read More

Adidas shares slide as traders say top investor GBL to cut stake

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(Reuters) – Adidas shares fell 3% on Wednesday on news that one of the German sportswear company’s top shareholders, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL), was preparing to sell a portion of its near 4 billion euro ($4.5 billion) stake, three traders said. Boxes of Adidas shoes are pictured in the warehouse of local footwear retailer “Pomp Read More

Adidas slides as traders say top investor GBL plans to sell part of stake

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Boxes of Adidas shoes are pictured in the warehouse of local footwear retailer “Pomp It Up” in Bussigny near Lausanne, Switzerland 24 Aprill, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (Reuters) – Adidas shares fell 1.5% on Wednesday on expectations that one of the German sportswear firm’s top shareholders, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL), was preparing to sell a portion Read More

EU’s Juncker cautions against ramping up climate goals

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FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker takes part in an interview with Politico Playbook Live in Brussels, Belgium June 11, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The outgoing European Union chief executive said on Tuesday the bloc should focus on meeting its 2030 existing targets before ramping up long-term climate ambitions. Nine of Read More

Massive blaze damages Warsaw skyscraper

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One of the towers of the Warsaw Hub, under construction in the Polish capital, has caught fire. Photos and videos from the site show a crown of flames illuminating the construction cranes on top of the building. Firefighters have responded to the scene, but the blaze is not yet under control. The fire broke out Read More

‘EU strongly backed us amid US spy claims’: Kaspersky Lab boss on friends, hackers & cyber-awareness

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The US crusade against Kaspersky Lab has revealed that the Russian anti-virus company has many friends in the EU, including Germany, France, and Belgium, who value its high-quality cybersecurity products, Eugene Kaspersky told RT. Without providing any proof, the US Department of Homeland Security accused Kaspersky Lab of ties to Russian intelligence in late 2017, Read More

‘My suffering is unbearable’: Dutch teenage rape survivor ends life with legal euthanasia

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A 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands, a survivor of sexual abuse, has ended her life in a state-approved euthanasia program after a years-long struggle with depression and mental illness. Noa Pothoven took her own life in her home in Arnhem on Sunday, with the aid of an end of life clinic. Suicide is legal in Read More